Social media data expert Dan Zarrella — who tracked and analyzed more than 1.3 million posts from the 10,000 most-Liked Facebook pages — has released details about which posts get the most likes, shares and comments on Facebook, from post type and length to the best time of day to add updates.
Photos bring in the highest number of engagement across the board, followed by text and video, according to Zarrella. News links bring in the least numbers of likes, shares and comments.
Meanwhile, posts with a high number of self-referential words such as “I” and “me” get more likes — a tactic that doesn’t work well on Twitter.
He’s got a serious infographic on Mashable so go and take a look. Love infographics. I wish I had the data to make one. I`m also going to try some of his findings? Recommendations?
Someone asked me the other day what I write about on my blog. Lots of stuff. Here’s a picture of what I write the most about. I see the minimum number of comments to make it into the cloud is four in order to be easily viewed… (and you thought I picked the name Anastasia Fussbottom at random…)
Go make a word cloud. I used wordle. Quick easy way to see what you talk about most on your blog, website, promo materials, and if that’s what you want to be talking about, or thought you were talking about. I’d love someone to run the text for an operating grant through and see what happens…